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    Burnt Food Prompts Evacuations at Airport

    Food burned in a microwave prompted the brief evacuation of Terminal 1 at the San Diego International Airport Saturday. Witness Dean DeLisle captured a short video of the evacuations. No one was hurt. (Published Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018)

    Food burned inside a microwave in a break room at the San Diego International Airport prompted evacuations at Terminal 1 Saturday, fire officials confirmed.

    The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) said the microwave mishap happened around 1:30 p.m. and led officials to evacuate travelers from the terminal in case of a fire emergency.

    No one was hurt.

    Some travelers posted about the evacuation on Twitter, with one woman adding, “Good thing it’s nice out.”

    Further details were not immediately released.